Details

Contract

Full-Time

Location

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Department

Finance

Openings

1

Job ID

53519666

Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Our new vision means we’re reinventing our financial modelling, planning, and forecasting tools. Join us in Finance and you’ll work across the full breadth of the business, making sure our new commercial model is profitable and sustainable. There’s something new to learn every single day: changes to integrate and challenges to conquer. If you love working collaboratively and taking risks, you’ll be in your element here. Our work spans the globe and includes audit, treasury, internal control, and commercial financial support. Whether your skills are in financial control, planning and forecasting, data analytics or digital risk, there’s space to move your career forward in any number of directions. PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: With PMI’s journey towards a smoke-free future and a consumer-centric organization, the company faces new opportunities and risks. To safeguard the company’s business objectives, ensure its delivery against strategic opportunities, and protect the company against emerging uncertainties, highly professional and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice is required. The Risk & Controls (R&C) function within PMI defines, leads, monitors the risk management, and internal controls practices and drives the various activities surrounding it. The Lead Risk & Controls is responsible for: 1. Implementing the market strategy and ongoing enterprise risk management and internal controls activities(i.e. risk assessment, advisory and review activities) to support the R&C central & regional function, and enable the market management with risk-based decision-making; and 2. Supporting and implementing the transformational activities led by the global Risk & Controls function to establish mature and industry-leading risk management and internal controls practice underpinned by efficient risk management processes. Principal Accountabilities 1. Drive ongoing Integrated Risk Assessment (IRA) exercise, including annual risk assessment, for the market. Ensure a process is in place to identify, assess, monitor, and recommend mitigating responses to key risks in the market. Ensure a risk-based approach is applied when defining risk responses and assigning resources, with the main focus on global risks/projects. Contribute to continuous risk assessment by sharing obtained information and insights. 2. Ensure the IRA plan is timely executed in the market and adequate support is provided to the global projects. All changes to the risk landscape and IRA plan should be aligned with the R&C Manager & communicated to the Market Management Team. Perform quality checks over the reports/deliverables. 3. Support Manager R&C / Head R&C / Area Head R&C in preparing the regional update for the pre-close meeting. Provide changes in the risk landscape including new/emerging risks, key R&C activities during the quarter, update on issues and frauds. 4. Promote risk culture in the organization by regularly engaging with the stakeholders and communicating updates/changes in the risk landscape and related responses. Ensure full and factual information is provided to avoid confusion & conflict. 5. Conduct quarterly meetings with the market management team (MRGC meeting) to provide them updated on emerging risks, issues, and activities of the R&C. Prepare and communicate easy-to-understand yet impactful risk management and internal controls related insights for the markets. 6. Responsible for the design of financial reporting controls during the advisory engagements and communicating to the IBS team. Perform testing over SOX controls under the responsibility of market R&C, report issues identified during the process, including review of the action plan, issue evaluation, etc. in line with PMI best practices and ICFR methodology. 7. Provide support to the R&C Central Team in the global projects/activities. 8. Actively manage and contribute to employees’ engagement and wellbeing. Conduct /provide regular performance and capability assessment of the direct/indirect team members (MAP, talent reviews, etc.). For the direct reports, provide regular and transparent feedback and ensure a development plan is in place. The Lead Risk & Controls collaborates with the regional R&C team members, other regional teams, central R&C team members including IBS, Market Teams, other assurance functions (InfoSec, Data Privacy, Ethics & Compliance, and CAD). SKILLS & COMPITENCIES: - Relationship Building & Positive Friction: Build an enduring relationship with all stakeholders. Use a data-driven approach to challenge constructively, assimilate different points of view and share your own opinion confidently. - Change Architect: Take action and guide the team in times of ambiguity and effectively work with internal stakeholders. - Business Acumen: Deep understanding of the business operation, commercial landscape, regulatory environment, and market specifics. - Bring Real Insights: Leverage data to bring insights and identify areas of elevated/emerging risks and articulate them clearly. - Digital & Technology: Understand all technology-related risks, including data protection, privacy, and impact of using technology. - Project Management: Drive, structure, oversee or support key projects and embed new ways of working. - Risk Assurance & Process Excellence: Constantly look for opportunities to increase knowledge of Risk and Controls. Knowledge & experience of the SOX program Ensure teams are providing effective controls and process guidance with high-quality deliverables. Share / learn from other markets/regions. Other Skills - Fluent written and verbal English language skills - Effective communication and presentation skills. - Curious mindset and positive attitude. Self-starter. WHAT WE LOOKING FOR: - University degree (MSc) level education (e.g. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Informatics, etc.) - Post University Professional Certification/Education – examples: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Executive Master Internal/Operational Auditor (EMIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Governance Risk Compliance Professional (GRCP)Certification, etc. - 5 years of experience in (Enterprise) Risk Management, Internal Controls, GRC, Audit, Accounting, Finance, or a combination of the six Relevant experience in: - ‘Big Four’ and/or other public accounting/audit/consulting - Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMGC) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) - Digitization and transformation projects o Multi-year international / global assignment WHAT WE OFFER: Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team… Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company, and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, please visit www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LIjobs

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